"It's not necessarily the distance on the map...": using place as an analytic tool to elucidate geographic issues central to rural palliative care.

@article{Castleden2010ItsNN,
  title={"It's not necessarily the distance on the map...": using place as an analytic tool to elucidate geographic issues central to rural palliative care.},
  author={Heather Castleden and Valorie A. Crooks and Nadine Schuurman and Neil Hanlon},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={284-90}
}
Palliative care is intimately connected with place, yet little research has explored these relationships in depth, especially with respect to rural and remote settings. This paper uses multiple dimensions of the concept 'place' as an analytic tool to understand the nature of palliative care provision in a rural region of British Columbia, Canada. We draw upon primary data from formal and informal providers (n = 31) to explore the social and physical place of rural palliative care. We unpack… CONTINUE READING

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